One of the biggest pop culture icons of the 1970s and 1980s was Louisville-native, Morganna the Kissing Bandit
Bet you didn’t know the cheeseburger was created right here at Kaelin’s Restaurant in Kentucky! Well at least according to some. (And we believe them.)
Have trouble finding the monument to Louisville’s “Happy Birthday Sisters?” You’re not alone. But that may be changing!
In Jefferson County, Kentucky, visit Waverly Hills Sanatorium. This former tuberculosis hospital is rumored to be one of the most haunted places in the country.
Let me preface this by saying we are both scaredy-cats, Cameron probably more so than Blair. Either way, you won’t find either of us first in line at the latest Wes Craven or Saw 5,324 (gosh, how many of those are out now?). So maybe we’re crazy, but we’re also really excited to go on a ghost-hunt this weekend! We’ll be on one of the many tours offered by the Waverly Hills Historical Society (and probably clinging to each other for courage and moral support). Waverly Hills first opened its doors as a tuberculosis hospital in 1910 and expanded to its full size during the 1920s tuberculosis epidemic in Louisville. As advances in antibiotics reduced the staggering numbers of TB patients, Waverly was turned into a geriatrics center until it was closed down by the state in 1980. Those of you who DVR Ghost Hunters or any other paranormal TV shows/specials are probably already well aware of the Waverly Hills Sanatorium, and it has consistently ranked among the Top Most Haunted places in the country. …